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March 26, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 3.26

As we anticipated, the Senate did finally act last night and pass the CARES Act – about midnight and by a unanimous 96-0 vote. The amendment offered by the four GOP Senators to ensure that laid-off workers could not earn more on unemployment insurance plus the $600 emergency payment than their regul

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March 25, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 3.25

The White House and Senate very early this morning (1:30 AM) announced that they had reached a bi-partisan agreement on a rescue package. While it is expected that a Senate vote on this measure will occur this afternoon, we know little more certain than that at this time.

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March 25, 2020
Against the Grain: Special Edition (March 24, 2020)

It would be easy to get overwhelmed by the negative news right now. But instead, I’d like to highlight a just a few reasons to feel hopeful this week. Good things are happening right now all over the world, and there will be tons of positive outcomes from all of this once the “COVID-19 dust” settles

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March 24, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 3.24

As of this writing, the prospects for Senate action on the almost-2-trillion-dollar rescue bill remain uncertain. Yesterday the Senate voted on a “cloture motion” to bring to a close debate on a procedural motion to even allow floor consideration of the bill. That vote required 60 votes and failed w

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March 23, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 3.23

Yesterday evening, the Senate voted on cloture on a “motion to proceed” to the emergency relief bill they were debating. This was a procedural vote necessary to close off debate on the measure so the Senate could move forward with the bill. Sixty votes were required to “invoke cloture” and start m

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March 23, 2020
An Update from NAW Government Relations Team - 3.20

As we previously reported, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued guidelines on identification of essential critical infrastructure business/workers during the COVID-19 response

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March 20, 2020
NAWLA Operations Update (3.20.20)

The safety and well-being of your NAWLA Headquarters staff continue to be a priority, and, as such, all employees are currently working remotely. Advanced technology is already in place to ensure that association operations continue uninterrupted.

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